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Health Care - Environmental

Stites & Harbison's Environmental attorneys counsel the health care industry on many types of matters. For example, we have conducted due diligence in the acquisition or sale of medical facilities and hospitals, permitting and licensing of facilities and equipment, medical and hazardous waste disposal and incineration, and many other issues unique to the health care industry. Numerous clients facing the implications of mold found at health care facilities have relied on our attorneys to handle matters ranging from tort claims to the development of appropriate abatement plans.

We have significant experience with local, state and federal regulatory agencies and administrative and judicial tribunals. Our attorneys have addressed issues in every substantive area of environmental law impacting our health care industry clients, always seeking creative solutions before issues escalate into problems.

Stites & Harbison attorneys have daily contact with key regulatory officials, trade association executives, legislators and their staff at the state and federal levels. We work closely with our clients' management and technical staffs to assure a strategy that is both legally sound and consistent with the clients' goals and strategic business plans.

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Client Alerts

Joint Agency Cyber Alert Warns of Imminent and Credible Ransomware Threat Against U.S. Health Care and Public Health Sectors

A joint cybersecurity advisory alert issued October 28, 2020, warns of an imminent cybercrime threat to the U.S. health care sector.

by Sarah Cronan Spurlock, Ian T. Ramsey, and Dustyn B. Jones November 02, 2020
Events

Kentucky Health Law Institute

Date: 9/2/20 - 9/3/20
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

WEBINAR (via Zoom)

Sarah Spurlock, Janet Craig and Dustyn Jones will be presenters at this WEBINAR presented by UK Law Continuing Legal Education on September 2-3, 2020.

Sarah Cronan Spurlock, Janet A. Craig, and Dustyn B. Jones June 30, 2020
Client Alerts

Four Important Environmental Law Changes Since You’ve Been Home

Stites & Harbison environmental attorneys address several environmental issues that have been on-going over the past couple of months in this combined client alert.

by William T. Gorton III, W. Blaine Early III, Jennifer J. Cave, Robert C. Moore, Mary Lucille Noah (Mary Lu), Mark R. Overstreet, and W. Patrick Stallard May 05, 2020
Client Alerts

Healthcare Fraud and Abuse Laws are Relaxed During COVID-19

In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, on March 30, 2020, the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued nationwide blanket waivers of sanctions under the federal physician self-referral law (Stark Law) for “COVID-19 Purposes” (Blanket Waivers).

by K. Kelly White Bryant and Ozair M. Shariff April 13, 2020
Client Alerts

Environmental Compliance Considerations for Kentucky Businesses in the Wake of COVID-19

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses may be struggling to meet environmental compliance requirements because of limited staffing, changes in production, and government-imposed operating restrictions. Businesses must remain mindful of their environmental compliance obligations regardless of whether the requirement arises from a permit condition, general regulatory requirements, or an agreed order.

by Jennifer J. Cave March 31, 2020
Client Alerts

EPA Suspends Enforcement Activities at Regulated Entities Impacted by COVID-19

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) announced on March 26, 2020 that it is temporarily suspending its enforcement of environmental legal obligations during the COVID-19 pandemic. EPA’s temporary enforcement discretion policy applies to civil violations during the COVID-19 outbreak.

by Jennifer J. Cave March 27, 2020
Events

29th Annual Business & Industry's Sustainability & Environmental, Health and Safety Symposium

Date: 3/24/20 - 3/25/20
Time: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45246

Stites & Harbison Environmental attorneys Blaine Early and Jennifer Cave will be presenters at the Sustainability & Environmental, Health Safety Symposium in Cincinnati, OH in March.

W. Blaine Early III and Jennifer J. Cave January 06, 2020